One of my favorite articles about the workweek as we know it today can be found here. The five-day workweek was created in 1908. And now in 2017, people’s work weeks range from ten hours per week to over one-hundred hours. But wherever you fall on the spectrum, I think you can agree that individuals must find their most productive hours worked per week and stick to it, rather than comparing their schedules to the schedules of others. [Read more…] about The Workweek As We Know It
I can’t stand quick deadlines, but they ensure that important work is completed in a pinch. On the other hand, if you want to find creativity to thrive with what you do, you need more time. Looming deadlines will suck the life out of creativity if you allow them to, but more time paired with focus allows you to give attention to the creativity in your work. So, what does this mean for those of us who are trying to produce better work? It means that we all desperately need to begin sooner rather than later, and set realistic deadlines. [Read more…] about You Desperately Need Creativity, Focus and Deadlines
In this world of heightened expectations from others, it is our job as producers to do the research for what is expected from us, streamline the process in any way we can for the benefit of others, and then go over-deliver with the preparation we have put in. Ultimately, this process will save other people time and it is when we save other people time that we give them a gift.
In fact, time-saving businesses are what I will specifically be watching over the next five years. Some of these include:
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